When I first came to Oregon, I didn’t know how to pronounce the names of most of our beautiful rivers — Willamette, Molalla, Owyhee, Deschutes. They’re all unique. 59 more words
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The federal government announced plans to help three threatened fish in the Snake River Basin. They recommend habitat improvements — but stop short of suggesting breaching the Lower Snake River dams. 66 more words
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries plan include spring and summer chinook, fall chinook and steelhead.
Authorities have released recovery plans for federally protected Snake River chinook salmon and steelhead with the goal of making sure each species is self-sustaining in the wild. 11 more words
More than 1,000 Oregonians rallied earlier this month in Portland to demand a dramatic reform of the state’s anemic recovery support system. A tower of old shoes representing loved ones lost to addiction loomed ominously at the rally, as a monument to the human toll this epidemic has wrought. 46 more words
After the July 1, 2016 compliance deadline for foreign banking organizations (FBOs) to establish US intermediate holding companies (IHCs) and implement the enhanced prudential standards,1 we noted that, although the effective date marked a key milestone on the journey toward effective compliance, the “long road to operationalizing run-the-bank (RtB) functions has just begun.”2 Heading into Year Two, FBOs with their US IHCs and broader combined US operations (CUSO) contend with the reality that there is a significant road yet to be traveled in a regulatory environment focused on local/jurisdictional implementation that challenges the global model. 1,669 more words